Annual Awards Banquet

The US India Chamber of Commerce DFW Annual Awards Banquet is a signature business event in Dallas featuring prominent keynote speakers such as Texas Governors, US Senators and Congressman, Government Officials from the US and India, as well as other prominent business leaders. Since the Chamber was inaugurated in 1999, this event has been hosted each year. Over the years, the Annual Awards Banquet has served as an opportunity to honor the achievements of prominent business leaders, industry leaders and community servants while also offering Chamber members and members of the business community an opportunity for fantastic networking. Today, the Chamber hosts over 500 people for this event annually.

Thank you to the Davis/Yost Group at Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management for being the 2021 Banquet Underwriter

Banquet Patron Sponsors 

List of Previous Keynote Speakers:

  • Charlie Morrison, Wingstop (2021)
  • Ross Perot, Jr., Chairman, The Perot Group (2020)
  • Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla (2019)
  • Senator John Cornyn, US Senator from Texas (2018)
  • Sean Donohue, CEO, DFW International Airport (2018)
  • Karen Katz, Former CEO, Neiman Marcus (2018)
  • Vivek Sankaran, President & COO, Frito Lay-Pepsico (2018)
  • Ambassador Navtej Sarna, Indian Ambassador to the United States (2017)
  • Ambassador Richard Verma, US Ambassador to India (2017)
  • Carl Ice, CEO, BNSF Railway (2017)
  • Governor Greg Abbott, State of Texas (2015)
  • President Richard Fisher, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (2014)
  • Ambassador S. Jaishankar, Indian Ambassador to the United States (2014)
  • Senator Ted Cruz, US Senator (2013)
  • Ambassador Nirupama Rao, Indian Ambassador to the United States (2012)
  • Mr. Jeff Fegan, President and CEO, DFW Airport (2012)
  • Hon. Anand Sharma, Union Minister of Commerce, Government of India
  • Ambassador Meera Shankar, Indian Ambassador to the United States
  • Governor Rick Perry, State of Texas
  • Ambassador Lalit Mansingh, Indian Ambassador to the United States
  • Mr. Michael Jordan, CEO, Electronic Data Systems
  • Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison, US Senator from Texas
  • Mr. Ross Perot Jr., CEO, Perot Systems
  • Vasundara Raje Scindia, Union Minister of Small Scale Industries, Government of India

Photo Gallery of Previous Annual Banquets